John and Johnny assess the work of the late Philip Seymour Hoffman.
A memorable coming-of-age tale set in exotic Mongolia.
John and Mark wonder at the later-career heroics of Liam Neeson in his recent actioner, Non-Stop.
On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases 300: Rise of an Empire and Mr. Peabody & Sherman, new Blu-rays The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, and 12 Years a Slave, and more.
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John and Johnny mostly agree the Academy did well with its Oscars.
A beautiful animation worthy of its Oscar nomination.
The Wind Rises
Director: Hayao Miyazaki (Howl’s Moving Castle)
Cast: voices of Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Don John), Emily Blunt Looper)
Runtime: 126 min.
by John DeSando
"The wind is rising! We must try to live!" Paul Valery
Enjoyable actioner at a weak time of year for movies.
John and Wayne praise Omar, the dramatic telling of Israeli-Arab conflict in a robust Romeo-Juliet story nominated for an Oscar.
On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Non-Stop and The Wind Rises, new Blu-rays Gravity and Thor: The Dark World, and more.
John and Johnny introduce the revived Cinema Classics series at Gateway with Sean Connery as James Bond in Goldfinger.
John and Linda discuss the unique qualities of the Chilean Oscar submission, Gloria.
Film reviewed: Gloria
by host John DeSando and guest Linda Baas McClelland
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Director: Hany Abu-Assad (The Courier)
Cast: Adam Bakri, Leem Lubany
Runtime: 96 min.
“The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been a tragedy, a clash between one very powerful, very convincing, very painful claim over this land and another no less powerful, no less convincing claim.” Amos Oz
On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Pompeii and 3 Days to Kill, new Blu-ray releases Afternoon Delight and Darkman, and more.
The Square makes sense of the warring factions in Egypt's recent revolution.
If you can stand the 11 visual minutes, see how the Johns assemble a quality program for NPR.
John and Johnny find some classic qualities in Ivan Reitman's director son, Jason.
John, Keith, and Wayne argue about the new RoboCop (2014). John, of course, dismisses their praise.
On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases RoboCop and About Last Night, new Blu-rays All Is Lost and The Counselor, and more.
John and Johnny argue about Martin Scorsese's later period including Wolf of Wall Street.